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Playing God: The Evolution of a Modern Surgeon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
What does it mean to be a doctor? “I am a doctor.” Every year, thousands of medical school graduates utter these four simple words. But as you will see in Playing God, earning an M.D. is just the first step to becoming a real physician.
Arctic Sven — Finding Ki
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
The true story of a young EMT / school teacher who found inner harmony on the Appalachian Trail
City Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Rescue Lieutenant Michael Morse takes you along for a thrill ride as he responds to emergencies that can be heartwarming, hilarious—and sometimes tragic. From the profound to the absurd, from challenging situations to total disbelief, it’s all simply a day at work for our firefighters, EMT’s and police officers.
Living with a Dead Man: A Story of Love
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,850. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Emerald Lake Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
Sitting in an oncologist’s waiting room is one of life’s more sobering experiences. The first thing that hit her was that she was there, not as a doctor, but as a cancer patient’s wife. It didn’t matter that Marianne was a family practitioner, or that her husband, Thom, was a death and dying therapist. Cancer, and all that went with it, had found them.
Clashing Worlds - Diaries of a Psychopath
Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 57,290. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Forensic psychology, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This biographical book about psychopathic development and daily life problems is written by a psychoanalyst who worked with psychopaths for decades and published in international journals about this toppic.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,860. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,650. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.
A Lot of Loose Ends - A Vet in Africa
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 111,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
A Lot of Loose Ends is Roland's account of his experiences in treating animals of all shapes and sizes in Africa and his many encounters with farmers, pet owners and politicians. Some of the tales he has to tell are hilarious, others hair-raising and a few horrific, but all are fascinating.
The Work of Human Hands
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
THE WORK OF HUMAN HANDS is a timeless medical journey through pioneering surgeon Dr. Hardy Hendren’s legendary operating room that the Los Angeles Times called “impossible to forget.” The new edition includes a fresh introduction and a greatly expanded epilogue updating readers on Hendren and patient Lucy Moore today.
Does My Wall Have A Window?: Living a Hellish Nightmare with Undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 125,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
One man's 'normal' may be another man's 'nighmare'. As if living with abusive parents wasn't bad enough, I was a sickly child who was bullied in the neighbourhood and at school while living a hellish nightmare with undiagnosed bipolar disorder. If you know anything about this disease, you know the rollercoaster ride it can take a person on...
What The' - Reflections of a Black Country
Price: $9.39 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'What The' is about the Black Country, the folk, their life, their stoical attitudes, and their somewhat odd sense of humour. The author reflects on growing up in the grey post-war era; applying colour, he shows how times have changed into the bright new millennium.
El potencial de soñar: Vida y obra del Dr. Fernando Vélez Paiz
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: Spanish. Published: October 16, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
En este libro abordo aspectos de la vida del Dr. Fernando Vélez Paiz, algunos que son de conocimiento popular y otros que fueron guardados celosamente por quienes lo conocieron mejor, sus familiares (esposa, hijos y sobrinos).
Welcome to New Orleans. How many shots did you hear?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
This collection of short stories will take you on a lights and sirens journey through New Orleans laughing, crying and running for life. B.J. takes you into some of the major events of the last 20 years in New Orleans with his own unique perspective such as Hurricane Katrina, Andrew and more Mardi Gras than you can handle.
Hit: A Critical Edition of the Polemical Autobiography of America's First Woman Surgeon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,070. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2019 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory
Autobiography of the first American woman surgeon, the only woman to earn the Congressional Medal of Honor, and an early radical equity feminist.
Clara's Rib
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2018 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Clara's Rib is the true story of a young girl coming of age in a tuberculosis hospital in the 1940s and '50s. Clara's story focuses mainly on her years growing up in 'the San' in Ottawa, Canada. Readers of all ages will be drawn into the evolving seasons of Clara's life of courage, faith, pranks...
Doctor Miss Sahiba
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Dr. Adelaide Woodard was a nurse who fell in love with the ability to serve those who needed care most. In 1915, Dr. Miss Sahiba (as she would later be called) would join the North India Mission to serve in a country where women could not seek care from male doctors. This story will have you captivated as Woodard shares her love for India and those who shared with her that culture.
From Tundra to Tropics: Letters Home from a Canadian Nurse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,140. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2019 by Tellwell Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
When Lois James graduated as a nurse in 1961, she yearned to travel and experience the world. At a time when Canadian women were increasingly breaking free of social constraints, the author found work helping others in distant corners of the globe.
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Here's the first book-length biography of Ernest A. Codman (1869-1940), "father of shoulder surgery" and pioneer in outcomes research. This book vividly recalls Codman's career, including his breakthrough idea that patients' progress should be followed long enough to determine if their treatments are working.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Martha H Fitzgerald. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
The Soul of the Condor: A Forgotten Holocaust
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Of Inca descent, the author describes his childhood in the in the Amazon jungle and his yearning to come to the United States. Through adversity, with tenacity, the young Peruvian immigrant becomes a doctor of medicine. He lives the American way of life, but his past haunts him. Winner, San Diego Book Awards: Best Published Memoir.

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